Life In Data – The Tasks Of A Data Scientist

Do you want to work in data? What does this mean? For the last there years I was at one of the coolest companies in the data space: LinkedIn! LinkedIn has amazing data assets and they have been at the forefront of data science.

I want to share what I see as the three key tasks of a Director of Data Science: insights, tools & innovation. Insights, Insights, Insights Data means nothing by itself: Data has to bring insights one can act on otherwise data is just pain. Data has to answer questions such as, why do we have more sign-ups today? Why is usage up or down?

Author: Lutz Finger


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